Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Eastside Crime Watch

Boyle Heights continued to suffer from several violent robberies while a Saturday night shooting in Highland Park left six injured. Here are some of the major crimes reported during the week of Sept. 28- Oct. 4 based on information from the LAPD crime map and EveryBlock.com:

Echo Park & Silver Lake (90026)

Six personal thefts and two violent robberies were reported in Echo Park. There were also three thefts from vehicles also reported west of Elysian Park. Seven vehicles were stolen across Echo Park and Silver Lake.

Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights (90031)
Crimes included about a half-dozen personal thefts in Lincoln Heights while a burglary and a stolen vehicle were among the crimes reported in Montecito Heights.

El Sereno & Monterey Hills (90032)
Two violent robberies near the El Sereno Recreation Center and two burglaries on the Pueblo Avenue near Huntington Drive were reported.

Boyle Heights (90033)
Five violent robberies, two on or near Wabash Avenue, were reported as well as two personal thefts near County USC Medical Center. Seven cases of grand theft auto were reported.

Atwater Village & Silver Lake (90039)
A burglary on W. Silver Lake Blvd. near Rowena and two reports of vehicle related crime on Duane Street near the reservoir were among the crimes reported.

Eagle Rock (90041)

Three thefts from vehicles north of Colorado Boulevard and a violent robbery on Hill Street were reported.

Highland Park (90042)
Three stolen vehicles and two burglaries were reported north of York Boulevard. Three personal thefts were reported along Figueroa Street in addition to an aggravated assault at Avenue 54.

Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mt. Washington (90065)
Cypress Park had three cases of aggravated assaults and two violent robberies. Several stolen vehicles and car break-ins were reported across Glassell Park and Mt. Washington.

This weekly report is based on the LAPD's online crime maps and police department reports filtered by ZIP code through EveryBlock.com. There are sometimes discrepancies between the LAPD and EveryBlock statistics at the time when Eastside Crime Watch is compiled. Additional crimes might be added to the reports following the publication of this post.

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